Kurt Keener ’78 chose the men’s basketball
program and Wittenberg University because of
a “great tradition of success” and because “I have
always been a competitive person, and I like
winning.” Since graduating from Wittenberg
with a degree in education, Keener has been
imposing those same standards upon his players
at Detroit Country Day School, and the results
speak for themselves.
Heading into the 2002 Michigan High
School state basketball tournament, DCDS was among the best teams in the state with a 19-1 record.
That’s hardly a surprise considering Keener entered the season with a 437-131 overall record, 14 district
titles, eight regional crowns and
six state championships under his